Common Murre

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Colouring Black upper, white lower
Voice Loud whirring
Feeds on Fish
Flight Low, fast and direct
Nesting Cliff
Social Family Groups
Common Murre
Common Murre
Also Known As ..
Common Guillemot
Page Last Updated 4/27/2018 8:13:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Alcidae
Species Uria aalge
Category Terns
StdName Common Guillemot
Vital Statistics
Length 38 to 54 cms
Weight 850 to 1130 gms
Wingspan 64 to 73 cms
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Common Murre (Species=Uria aalge / Standard Name=Common Guillemot)